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Shangren

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LOCATION : Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Status : On hold
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Leonard Ong : vocals, lead guitar, erhu, keyboards, programming

Past members :
Andy Suppradit : rhythm guitar
Eve Nathan : keyboards


HISTORY :
The creation of Shangren began in 2009 by Leonard Ong. The name "Shangren" comes from Chinese mythology after a Daoist deity known as Honjun Laozu but is often referred to as Xuan Xuan Shangren, the teacher of the Three Pure Ones. Legends of the story began as Leonard Ong fell down from the skies of the Heavenly Kingdom and tumbled his way down to earth. He brought forth Traditional Asian instruments and melodies to combine them with metal. The band released one first demo and then, goes on hold.

RECORDINGS :
Warriors of Devastation, demo 2011


WEBSITES :
https://www.facebook.com/Shangrenmetal/
https://twitter.com/shangrenmetal
http://www.youtube.com/shangrenmetal

Contact :shangrenmetal@gmail.com

Askur Yggdrasils

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LOCATION : Keflavík, Iceland

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Stefán Freyr Guðmundsson : keyboards
Viktor Penalver : vocals
Kristinn Bergsson : backing vocals, guitar
Davíð Már Antonsson : guitar
Jóhann Víðir Erlendsson : bass
Friðrik Þorbergsson : drums

Past members :
Óli Baldur : drums
Pálmar : N/A
Arnar Ingólfs : N/A



HISTORY : Kristinn and Pálmar founded the black metal band "Yggdrasil"during january 2007.and changed the name for "Askur Yggdrasils" once Davíð Már and Arnar Ingólfs joined.  Tired of using a drum machine, Kristinn decided to play drums for a while, as the band's music evolved to go more melodic. Then, a drummer named Óli Baldur joined the band while december 2007 and Kristinn was back on guitar. Late in december Arnar Ingólfs quit due to musical differences ; followed by Pálmar in 2008. Viktor Freyr joined during that same year but the band split in october. They come back in 2010 with the current line-up. Meanxhile, their music has  ch…

Frijgard

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LOCATION : Kaiseraugst, Switzerland

Status : Active
Music : Black Pagan


MEMBERS :
Michael : guitar
Alex : guitar
Sandro : bass, vocals
Maximilian : drums

Past member :
Timo : vocals, guitar


HISTORY :
Frijgard is a Swiss pagan metal band founded in early 2009 to Zeiningen, Argovia, CH. The location of the band moved to Kaiseraugst later.


RECORDINGS :
Morgenrot, demo 2009
Nebelwacht, album 2011
Bellum Aeternum Est, album 2014


WEBSITES :
http://www.frijgard.ch/
https://www.facebook.com/Frijgard
https://www.youtube.com/user/FrijgardOfficial

Contact : info@frijgard.ch